Priacanthidae

plural noun
Pri·a·can·thi·dae

Definition of Priacanthidae 

: a family of small usually red or rose-colored carnivorous percoid fishes of tropical seas having the body short and covered with rough scales, the eyes large, and the mouth very oblique

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History and Etymology for Priacanthidae

New Latin, from Priacanthus, type genus + -idae

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